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New gallery: Art on Ice – Helsinki 2014

Laura Lepistö, Art on Ice 2014, Hartwall Arena, Helsinki, Finland

Laura Lepistö / Link to Art on Ice – Helsinki 2014 Gallery

Art on Ice show was arranged in Hartwall Arena on 11.3.2014. This gallery has 56 photos from this spectacular show :) Performers of this show were e.g. Laura Lepistö, Nathalie Péchalat and Fabian Bourzat, Loreen, Florent Amodio, Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, Khatia Buniatishvili, Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, Stéphane Lambiel, Team Unique, Kurt Browning and Zabato

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New gallery: Finnish Body Painting Championship 2013

Body painting by Anette Paananen and Tuula Ropponen

Body painting by Anette Paananen and Tuula Ropponen (winner) / Link to Finnish Body Painting Championship 2013 gallery

The Professional Make-up Artists of Finland arranged Finnish Body Painting Championships (Body Paintingin SM-Kisat) at I love me event on 12.10.2013. The theme of the body painting competition was “renaissance of colours” (“värien renessanssi”). I took these photos during the painting, before the award ceremony, and during the award ceremony.

The winners of the competition were (complete list here: Bodypainting SM-kilpailun tulokset 2013):

  1. Anette Paananen ja Tuula Ropponen 119p. (Vantaa)
  2. Stella Sironen 93p. (Oulu)
  3. Frolova Dina 86p. (Helsinki)

Congratulations to them!

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New gallery: Marja Kurki Fashion Show 2013

Link to Marja Kurki Fashion Show 2013 gallery

Link to Marja Kurki Fashion Show 2013 gallery

Marja Kurki has opened a a new shop in Helsinki, and to celebrate the new shop they arranged a fashion show in the Esplanade park on last Wednesday (21.8.2013). Here is a small gallery from the show.

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New gallery: The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013

Cuauhtémoc / Link to The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 gallery

Cuauhtémoc / Link to The Tall Ships Races Helsinki 2013 gallery

The Tall Ships Races Helsinki was arranged on 17.-20.7.2013. I visited Hietalahti on Thursday and Friday, and photographed the parade of sails on Saturday. This gallery contains 19 photos, I will add more photos later.

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New gallery: Finnish National Ballet on Summer Tour 2013

Don Quijote / Link to Finnish National Ballet on Summer Tour 2013 gallery

Link to Finnish National Ballet on Summer Tour 2013 gallery

Finnish National Ballet performed last week on Kasarmintori square in Helsinki. This performance was part of their summer tour around Finland. This was a second year when Finnish National Ballet made a summer tour. You can see photos from last year performance here.

The programme was a mix of classical ballet and contemporary dance. The productions were: A Brief Case, Buttery Tempo Mental Weather, Collection of Endings, Don Quijote, Photo Soup, La Banda Sonora, Seven Brothers, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, White Glow.

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New gallery: Arricone Big Band feat Reija Lang

Arricone Big Band feat Reija Lang, Esplanade Park, Helsinki

Link to Arricone Big Band feat Reija Lang gallery

Big Band Park Marathon was arranged at Espan lava on last Saturday (25.5.2013). I was hired to photograph the Arricone Big Band.

Arricone Big Band presents a brand new collaboration amongst the top Finnish jazz musicians, led by arranger/conductor Erno Tiittanen. Together with vocalist Reija Lang they have created fresh big band flavours tributing the legendary Wilson/Adderley album (1961). Some songs from Reija Lang and Arricone Big Band can be listened at Hub Productions.

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New gallery: Marimekko Fashion Show 2013

Marimekko Fashion Show 2013, Esplanade Park, Helsinki, Finland

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Marimekko arranged their annual summer fashion show in the Esplanade Park on last Friday (24.5.2013). This year, like last year, all the models of the show were dancers from the Finnish National Ballet and its Ballet School.

Choreography was done by Johanna Nuutinen, and music by Matti Ahopelto. Dancers were: Sari Ikonen, Tiina Myllymäki, Charlotte Schauman, Mai Komori, Kailey Kaba, Anna Konkari, Sofia Winqvist, Olga Leppäjärvi, Millis Faust, Claire Voss, Anna Sariola, Sara Saviola , Terhi Räsänen, Linda Haakana, Edita Raušerová, Eemu Äikiö, Aapo Siikala, Johan Pakkanen. Choreography for the ballet school students was done by Bine Vesterinen.

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New gallery: Circus Lumica in Kamppi Shopping Center

Circus Lumica, Kamppi shopping center, Helsinki, Finland

Link to Circus Lumica in Kamppi Shopping Center gallery

Kamppi shopping center arranged “spring opening event” on 12.4.2013. In addition to fashion shows and various musicians, also Circus Lumica had circus performance there. The five stories high lobby was perfect place for this circus performance!

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New gallery: Miss Helsinki 2013 Final

1st runner up Leina Ogihara, Miss Helsinki Kelly Kalonji, and 2nd runner up Iina Immonen, Apollo Live Club, Helsinki, Finland

1st runner up Leina Ogihara, Miss Helsinki Kelly Kalonji, and 2nd runner up Iina Immonen / Link to Miss Helsinki 2013 Final gallery

Miss Helsinki 2013 Final was arranged on 31.1.2013 in Apollo Live Club. Kelly Kalonji is new Miss Helsinki, Leina Ogihara is 1st runner-up, and Iina Immonen 2nd runner-up. Congratulations to them!

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New gallery: New Year 2013 Celebrations at Senate Square

Link to New Year 2013 Celebrations at Senate Square gallery

Link to New Year 2013 Celebrations at Senate Square gallery

I have added a new gallery from the New Year 2013 celebrations at Helsinki City Senate Square. The event was hosted by Sanna Stellan ja Sami Hedberg. Bolly Beat Dancers, Danny’s Bollywood Dance Crew (DBDC), Johanna Försti, Osmo Ikonen and Michael Monroe performed at New Year’s party. After the midnight there was also fireworks.

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